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Internet of Sh*t has an early 2017 winner – a 'smart' Wi-Fi hairbrush

CES 2017Bonkers IoT gizmo that's wired for sound wins tech bash's mane prize

Routine jobs vanishing and it's all technology's fault? Hold it there, sport

We're being encouraged to do different work and not everyone can keep up, study shows

Apple sued by parents of girl killed by driver 'distracted by FaceTime'

Cook & Co had the tech and didn't use it, lawsuit claims

Web-exposed MongoDB installs wiped by bitcoin ransoming script scum

Patch or perish

Mattel's parenting takeover continues with Alexa-like dystopia

Creepy: Aristotle gets a female voice, advertisers' ears

Kaspersky fixing serious certificate slip

UpdatedSecurity smashed for 400 MEEELLION users

Boffins bag side-channel bugs before they bite

How to spot a side order of Rowhammer in a benign binary

Speeding jet of Siberian liquid hot Magma getting speedier, satellites find

Swarm gazers find faster flows in the outer core

Hackers could turn your smart meter into a bomb and blow your family to smithereens – new claim

And before that, pwn your IoT gadgets via power supply gear

My fortnight eating Blighty's own human fart-powder

Sir, I challenge you to a Huel

Joe Public likes drones and regulations, finds 'public dialogue'

Privacy? Yeah, they're a little worried about that too

Astroboffins glimpse sighting of ultra-rare circular galaxy

Double-ring phenomena for the 0.1 per cent fans

Seagate performs upgrade transplant surgery on LaCie external drives

CES 2017External drive capacity and connectivity boosters

Regular or premium? Intel pumps out Optane memory at CES

CES 2017Just a dash to Kaby Lake splash

The Zucker Mister Social Club: Facebook's daddy wants to be your friend, for realsies

Oh good. Another billionaire looking to get into politics

Drones will be able to carry 120GB footage of you in the shower if Seagate has its way

Collaboration with UAV makers DJI will fit the buggers with cavernous storage

Travel booking systems ‘wide open’ to abuse – report

UpdatedLet me check my Rolodex... T for Travel Agent ...

AWS chief: Tens of thousands flocking from database rivals

What data giveth AWS, AWS taketh away from everybody else

NASA eyes up supermassive black holes, neutron stars

Hidden wonders of the universe

Assange confirmed alive, tells Fox: Prez Obama 'acting like a lawyer'

Failed US Veep candidate Palin's wailin: I was wrong about you, pale one!

DomainMonster email service restored at last after Yuletide borkage

UpdatedCue customers blasting weary Christmas staff over Twitter

Dotdot. Who's there? Yet another IoT app layer

ZCL, motherf****r, do you speak it?

San Francisco first US city to outlaw ISP lock-ins by landlords

Renters freed from restrictions on network providers

How the NYE leap second clocked Cloudflare – and how a single character fixed it

DNS bug was a matter of time

Robo-supercar hype biz Faraday Future has invented something – a new word for 'disrupt'

CES 2017Reformat the future? More like, reformat all hope

Florida Man sues Verizon for $72m – for letting him commit identity theft

2017 is off to a flying start

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